Lacquer pen box

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Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Muhammad Ali
Historical period(s)
18th century
Medium
Wood inlaid with mother-of-pearl, brass, malachite, and covered with black lacquer
Dimensions
H x W x D: 24 x 4 x 4 cm (9 7/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Jane S. and Roderick M. Engert
Accession Number
F1986.9a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Pen box

Keywords
inlay, Iran, writing, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Mr. and Mrs. Jane S. and Robert M. Engert

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum